Regularity: Regularly occurring
Global Range: Regional endemic of south-central New Mexico and adjacent Texas.
Comments: Crevices and pockets in rocky limestone hillsides and at the foot of limestone cliffs.
Number of Occurrences
Note: For many non-migratory species, occurrences are roughly equivalent to populations.
Estimated Number of Occurrences: 21 - 80
Comments: 25 element occurrences according to New Mexico Natural Heritage Program's database.
National NatureServe Conservation Status
Rounded National Status Rank: N3 - Vulnerable
NatureServe Conservation Status
Rounded Global Status Rank: G3 - Vulnerable
Reasons: A regional endemic of southcentral New Mexico and adjacent Texas with a few scattered, but quite large, populations in 3 mountain ranges. Edaphically restricted in its natural habitat, but also a fairly popular landscaping plant that is cultivated at local native plant nurseries.
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